The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1504 1456 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.73% 21.93% 17.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.16% 26.50% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1263 1055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5749 5495 5998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.05% 82.78% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4539 4994
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 877 £40,000 - 198
Cheshire +3 413 £40,000 +6.66% 83
Merseyside +2 102 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Lancashire +1 102 £38,500 +10.00% 20
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1363 (44.30%) .NET
2 1292 (41.99%) C#
3 981 (31.88%) SQL Server
4 970 (31.52%) ASP.NET
5 904 (29.38%) SQL
6 892 (28.99%) HTML
7 878 (28.53%) Scrum
8 856 (27.82%) MVC
9 848 (27.56%) JavaScript
10 821 (26.68%) CSS
11 728 (23.66%) TDD
12 554 (18.00%) Java
13 549 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 524 (17.03%) Finance
15 499 (16.22%) WCF
16 479 (15.57%) jQuery
17 459 (14.92%) Microsoft
18 438 (14.23%) Degree
19 437 (14.20%) Windows
20 385 (12.51%) Web Services
21 352 (11.44%) .NET Framework
22 347 (11.28%) OO
23 334 (10.85%) Project Management
24 310 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
25 309 (10.04%) HTML5
26 294 (9.55%) XML
27 291 (9.46%) E-Commerce
28 289 (9.39%) QA
29 275 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
30 267 (8.68%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 178 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 128 (4.16%) Node.js
3 66 (2.14%) CMS
4 63 (2.05%) IIS
5 48 (1.56%) JBoss
6 44 (1.43%) Apache
7 42 (1.36%) WordPress
8 40 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 36 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 34 (1.10%) Umbraco
11 33 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 29 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (0.71%) NServiceBus
15 19 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.62%) Confluence
16 13 (0.42%) CICS
17 11 (0.36%) Drupal
18 10 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 178 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 75 (2.44%) MS Project
3 68 (2.21%) PowerPivot
4 45 (1.46%) MS Office
5 39 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.097%) Mingle
12 2 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.065%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.032%) SPSS
13 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 27 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 27 (0.88%) Magento
2 12 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
2 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.26%) Exstream
4 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.097%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.097%) Tridion
6 2 (0.065%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.065%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.032%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.032%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.032%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 109 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.53%) SaaS
4 28 (0.91%) Office 365
5 17 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.29%) GitHub
7 7 (0.23%) Yammer
8 3 (0.097%) Trello
8 3 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.097%) PaaS
9 2 (0.065%) Route 53
9 2 (0.065%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.065%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.09%) Internet
2 85 (2.76%) HTTP
3 19 (0.62%) Intranet
4 18 (0.58%) Network Security
5 15 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.36%) Wireless
7 9 (0.29%) SAN
7 9 (0.29%) WAN
8 8 (0.26%) LAN
8 8 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.19%) VPN
10 4 (0.13%) DNS
10 4 (0.13%) ISDN
10 4 (0.13%) PSTN
10 4 (0.13%) VoIP
10 4 (0.13%) WLAN
10 4 (0.13%) DHCP
10 4 (0.13%) MPLS
10 4 (0.13%) BGP
10 4 (0.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 275 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 201 (6.53%) MySQL
4 166 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 147 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 111 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 109 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 99 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 91 (2.96%) NoSQL
10 66 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 52 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 31 (1.01%) Big Data
15 30 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.91%) Data Mining
16 28 (0.91%) DB2
17 21 (0.68%) OLTP
18 16 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 249 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 220 (7.15%) Selenium
3 191 (6.21%) NUnit
4 185 (6.01%) Git (software)
5 139 (4.52%) MSTest
6 122 (3.96%) JIRA
7 121 (3.93%) Moq
8 114 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 101 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
10 95 (3.09%) Subversion
11 73 (2.37%) SpecFlow
12 61 (1.98%) Cucumber
12 61 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
13 51 (1.66%) WebDriver
14 47 (1.53%) Eclipse
15 46 (1.49%) JUnit
16 44 (1.43%) Jenkins
17 42 (1.36%) TeamCity
18 34 (1.10%) SoapUI
19 32 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 524 (17.03%) Finance
2 161 (5.23%) Retail
3 101 (3.28%) Marketing
4 97 (3.15%) Games
5 85 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.05%) Banking
7 45 (1.46%) Automotive
7 45 (1.46%) Advertising
8 28 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.75%) Billing
10 15 (0.49%) Publishing
11 13 (0.42%) Law
11 13 (0.42%) Music Industry
12 11 (0.36%) Legal
12 11 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.36%) Back Office
13 10 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.29%) Electronics
15 8 (0.26%) Military
16 7 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1643 (53.40%) Developer
2 616 (20.02%) .NET Developer
3 364 (11.83%) Analyst
4 336 (10.92%) C# Developer
5 322 (10.46%) Senior Developer
6 209 (6.79%) Project Manager
7 208 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 178 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 172 (5.59%) Software Developer
10 151 (4.91%) Business Analyst
11 145 (4.71%) Web Developer
12 141 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 138 (4.48%) Test Analyst
14 130 (4.22%) Architect
15 129 (4.19%) Tester
16 124 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
17 119 (3.87%) Software Engineer
18 97 (3.15%) Team Leader
19 91 (2.96%) Senior .NET Developer
20 90 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1363 (44.30%) .NET
2 970 (31.52%) ASP.NET
3 892 (28.99%) HTML
4 821 (26.68%) CSS
5 549 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 499 (16.22%) WCF
7 479 (15.57%) jQuery
8 385 (12.51%) Web Services
9 352 (11.44%) .NET Framework
10 309 (10.04%) HTML5
11 294 (9.55%) XML
12 206 (6.69%) SOAP
13 189 (6.14%) JSON
14 186 (6.04%) CSS3
15 184 (5.98%) AngularJS
16 181 (5.88%) Ajax
17 167 (5.43%) LINQ
18 158 (5.13%) WPF
19 157 (5.10%) RESTful
20 144 (4.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 214 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 163 (5.30%) User Experience
4 154 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 139 (4.52%) Computer Science
6 105 (3.41%) Inversion of Control
7 66 (2.14%) iPhone
8 57 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 46 (1.49%) Open Source
10 42 (1.36%) Replication
11 35 (1.14%) Telematics
12 32 (1.04%) Statistics
13 28 (0.91%) Mathematics
14 27 (0.88%) Data Integration
15 26 (0.84%) iPad
16 25 (0.81%) Streaming Music
17 21 (0.68%) Mainframe
17 21 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.65%) iSeries
18 20 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 437 (14.20%) Windows
2 225 (7.31%) Linux
3 178 (5.78%) Android
4 148 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 67 (2.18%) UNIX
6 19 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 18 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.097%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.097%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.097%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.032%) CentOS
12 1 (0.032%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.032%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (28.53%) Scrum
2 856 (27.82%) MVC
3 728 (23.66%) TDD
4 347 (11.28%) OO
5 334 (10.85%) Project Management
6 310 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
7 291 (9.46%) E-Commerce
8 267 (8.68%) BDD
9 265 (8.61%) Waterfall
10 260 (8.45%) Software Engineering
11 250 (8.12%) Web Application Development
12 222 (7.21%) Dependency Injection
13 206 (6.69%) Mentoring
14 204 (6.63%) PRINCE2
14 204 (6.63%) Web Development
15 180 (5.85%) Unit Testing
16 177 (5.75%) Kanban
17 157 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 148 (4.81%) SOA
19 147 (4.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1292 (41.99%) C#
2 904 (29.38%) SQL
3 848 (27.56%) JavaScript
4 554 (18.00%) Java
5 232 (7.54%) T-SQL
6 230 (7.47%) PHP
7 162 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 148 (4.81%) C++
9 101 (3.28%) VB
10 89 (2.89%) Ruby
11 65 (2.11%) C
12 59 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 56 (1.82%) Python
14 41 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.17%) PHP5
16 24 (0.78%) VBA
17 23 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.65%) RPG
18 20 (0.65%) Perl
19 17 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 438 (14.23%) Degree
2 176 (5.72%) ISEB
3 90 (2.92%) ISTQB
4 70 (2.27%) VCP4
5 44 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 35 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 33 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (0.81%) PMP
10 24 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (0.65%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.52%) MCSD
13 12 (0.39%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (0.36%) MCTS
14 11 (0.36%) MCP
15 10 (0.32%) MCAD
16 8 (0.26%) HND
17 7 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (9.39%) QA
2 29 (0.94%) SLA
3 14 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.26%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.23%) Docker
5 5 (0.16%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.065%) Firmware
7 2 (0.065%) vCloud
7 2 (0.065%) vSphere
8 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.032%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.29%) Puppet
2 9 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.065%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.032%) Ansible
6 1 (0.032%) Webmin
6 1 (0.032%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.032%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.032%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.032%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 459 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 190 (6.17%) Oracle
3 61 (1.98%) Google
4 51 (1.66%) VMware
4 51 (1.66%) Facebook
5 44 (1.43%) Twitter
6 38 (1.23%) Apple
7 31 (1.01%) SAP
8 28 (0.91%) Business Objects
8 28 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 23 (0.75%) HP
10 21 (0.68%) Zend
11 20 (0.65%) IBM
11 20 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 14 (0.45%) Citrix
14 12 (0.39%) DevExpress
15 11 (0.36%) Sybase
15 11 (0.36%) Informatica
16 10 (0.32%) Embarcadero
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